Bible verse and quote
by Jan Couns
Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. Psalm 141:3 Not only say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult, leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. George Sala, 1828-95, English journalist
Do not let my heart be inclined to any evil thing.. Psalm 141:4a People do not decide to be murderers, addicts, thieves, drunkards, even proud or lazy but they pitch their tent toward Sodom, and the powers of evil overcome them. John H. Eastwood, 1911-2007, author, seminary professor, army chaplain
Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it... Psalm 141:5
Fools resent reproof; wise men endeavour to profit by it. Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834-92
Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O Jehovah give ear to my supplications; answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness; Psalm 143:1 We can expect God to answer our prayers for He said He would but we can be assured that it will never be at our or someone else’s spiritual detriment.
Cause me to know the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul. Psalm 143:8b We are often brought to a stand, hedged up and hemmed in by the providence of God so that there seems no way out. Then when God has drawn us from all self-confidence and self-resource, a door opens in the wall and we rise up, and walk at liberty, praising God. George Barrell Cheever, 1807-90, clergyman and author
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